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Intro to the Baroque Period in Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT part of a fugue?

Question 2 2. How does counterpoint work?

Question 3 3. Which type of piece is typically played on an organ?

Question 4 4. How is the pianoforte an improvement upon the clavichord and the harpsichord?

Question 5 5. Why is it fitting that Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum applied mathematical and scientific formulas for musical composition?

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Question 6 6. Which musical texture is an example of counterpoint?

Question 7 7. Which of the following styles of composition had the strictest counterpoint?

Question 8 8. How did baroque era composers differentiate their music from that of previous generations?

Question 9 9. In a fugue, augmentation, diminution, and retrograde are all examples of what?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are indicators of baroque music?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about English oratorio is TRUE?

Question 12 12. What was the doctrine of affections?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT typically performed on the organ?

Question 14 14. What is an oratorio?

Question 15 15. How is contrast achieved in a fugue?

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Question 16 16. What is absolute music?

Question 17 17. Which counterpoint style was typically used in dance suites and preludes during the Baroque era?

Question 18 18. Which of the following oratorios contains the Hallelujah chorus?

Question 19 19. In a fugue, what is an episode?

Question 20 20. What was one development made to the organ during the Baroque period?

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Question 21 21. How are operas and oratorios similar?

Question 22 22. What is modulation in a fugue?

Question 23 23. During which century were the standards for oratorio developed?

Question 24 24. What is figured bass?

Question 25 25. Which type of piece allows for improvisation by the performer?

Intro to the Baroque Period in Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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